American Wasteland

American Wasteland

How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food

eBook - 2010
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What Tom Vanderbilt did for traffic and Brian Wansink did for mindless eating, Jonathan Bloom does for food waste. The topic couldn't be timelier: As more people are going hungry while simultaneously more people are morbidly obese, American Wasteland sheds light on the history, culture, and mindset of waste while exploring the parallel eco-friendly and sustainable-food movements. As the era of unprecedented prosperity comes to an end, it's time to reexamine our culture of excess.Working at both a local grocery store and a major fast food chain and volunteering with a food recovery group, Bloom
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2010
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed
ISBN: 9780738214368
0738214361
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 360 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: OverDrive Inc

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